For Grown Ups
Early Childhood Literacy
Hennepin County Public Library
This site is designed for parents/teachers/caregivers of young children. The pages are full of helpful tips, links to research, and other insightful information about the benefits of early literacy, getting your children ready for school, and preparing them for success. The sites include book lists, early literacy skills, pages En Espanol, and the free bi-monthly “Birth To 6” e-newsletter.
Kent District Public Library: “Play Grow Read: A Birth to Five Literacy Coalition”
Research shows that birth through age five is the most important time for children to develop their brains and attitudes towards reading and learning. “PLAY-GROW-READ!” gives parents fun ideas and information to help prepare children for school and encourage a lifelong love of reading.
Newburgh Free Library Parenting Page
This page lists Internet links to information about adoption, children with special needs, education, health, home-schooling, homework help, kids & computers, travel, and many more parenting issues.
Net Smartz Workshop
NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safe on the Internet. NetSmartz combines the newest technologies available and the most current information to create high-impact educational activities that are well received by even the most tech-savvy kids.
Parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement also have access to resources for learning and teaching about the dangers children may face online. NetSmartz was created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA).
National Parent Teacher Association – Parenting Resource Center
This is the official website of the National PTA Association. Their Parenting Resource Center contains tips on promoting student achievement, safety, media technology, and information on health and wellness for your children and family.
U.S Government Parenting Resources Center
This is the official web portal of the US government. The website contains comprehensive information on government resources, services and forms for citizens, businesses and family planning. Their Family Issues page lists information on adoption, child development and child support enforcement, grandparents raising children, moving help, and vital records. You’ll also find information on juvenile justice, food safety, and a child care information center.
Please note that we provide this list as a public service. The Suffern Free Library does not sponsor or endorse any site listed. We can not be responsible for any content on any link.